Reclaiming “Strong Female Characters” in Science Fiction

There has been a lot of talk, and a lot of criticism about, a recently release Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures animated short. This particular episode is basically a fawning tribute to Princess Leia, with a focus on the scenes in the Death Star in A New Hope. I’m not going to detail every singleContinue reading “Reclaiming “Strong Female Characters” in Science Fiction”

The Day I Paid My Respects at the Grave of an Antisemite

Yes, that title is arguably clickbait, but it’s better termed provocative, as it’s completely true. This post will partially be about why I decided to visit the grave of Admiral Miklos Horthy, who served as Hungary’s regent from 1920 to 1944. However, more important will be what that why means. For the benefit of anyone readingContinue reading “The Day I Paid My Respects at the Grave of an Antisemite”

Galaxy Ascendant Lore: The Lancer-class Heavy Cruiser: A Versatile Powerhouse

Another lore post! I’m sure that some of you, after reading the last post, saw the references to the Lancer-class, the Marauder‘s sister class. I couldn’t leave you hanging for long! For anyone who happens upon this not already familiar with the Galaxy Ascendant series, book 1, A Greater Duty, is only $0.99 on Amazon, and books 2 &Continue reading “Galaxy Ascendant Lore: The Lancer-class Heavy Cruiser: A Versatile Powerhouse”

Galaxy Ascendant Lore: The Marauder-class Destroyer: A Narrow but Effective Tool

It’s been a little while since the last Galaxy Ascendant lore post, so I figured I ought to get back to this, even as I make great headway in the writing of book 5 in the series. Still no concept art, unfortunately, but I am working on that. Stay tuned for more, and enjoy this post! Marauder-classContinue reading “Galaxy Ascendant Lore: The Marauder-class Destroyer: A Narrow but Effective Tool”